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Last NamePasti    
Given NameMatteo di Andrea de'    
alt. NamesM. d. D. d. P. ;     
Year born1420 in Verona, now Italy    
Year died1467 or 1468    
Place of deathRimini, now Italy    
Father's occupation    
Country of ActivityItaly    
Worked forRoberto Valturio: Rerum militarium libri XII (Verona 1483, in French translation Paris 1532) ; [Q]uom itaq[ue] inter omnes prisce auctoritatis uiros ;    
PatronageM. de P. worked on many royal commissions, including work for Lionello d'Este and Sigismondo Pandolfo Malatesta    
Collaboratorspublisher Paulus Ramusius in Verona ; architect Leone Battista Alberti on the design & construction of the Tempio Malatestiano in Rimini ;    
Techniquestechnical, military, zoological, and ichthyological woodcuts; mostly known for his sculptures & medals    
Archival sourcesHarvard Coll. Lib., Cat. of bks. and mss., 1964; Cleveland Museum of Art; British Museum ; http://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Matteo_de%27_Pasti    
Published sourcesIl tesoro di Sigismondo e le medaglie di Matteo de' Pasti ‎; Biographical dictionary of medallists ;     
otherMostly known as Italian sculptor and medalist, M.de P. was one of the first illustraters of a printed book with technical character.    

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